2011 Jaguar XK Review and News – MotorAuthority

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If you needed one model to sum up everything right about the current and design team that’s at then the 2011 Jaguar XK be it. The car, in any of its forms, is arguably one of looking creations on four currently in production. It doesn’t that the XK, especially in its XKR trim, is a performer too.

Ranging from about up to 100 large, the Jaguar XK is a luxurious grand tourer that’s with models much expensive than it. Things the Aston Martin Vantage, SL-Class and even the Maserati are all equal, if not subpar, to the Jaguar, is why we think the XK is a bargain despite it one of the most expensive models in lineup.

You have your choice of or convertible, both of which powered by a 5.0-liter V-8 with 385 and 380 pound-feet of torque in standard

Opt for the 2011 Jaguar XKR, still available in either or convertible bodystyles, and you get a supercharged of this engine spitting out no than 510 horsepower and 461 pound-feet of While the standard models get you from 0-60 mph in the 5.0 second the XKR models will see you do it in 4.6 seconds or

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All models come fitted a ZF six-speed automatic, though shifters are attached to the steering so that you can have manual for the gears.

Note, for the 2011 model Jaguar has introduced a special XKR dubbed the XKR175. It comes the same 510 horsepower and 461 pound-feet of supercharged V-8 as the regular XKR but it has a new top speed of 174 mph to some adjustments to the car’s Regular models are electronically to 155 mph.

The XKR175 also a host of aero mods and brakes to match the increase in top but sadly, only 175 have brought to North America, and 15 of have gone to Canada, so your hands on one will be

If you miss out, never as Jaguar is introducing a facelifted of its XK range for the 2012 model and this time there be an even better performer the XKR. We’re are talking the new 2012 Jaguar XKR-S. sports a unique 550 horsepower and 510 of torque version of the venerable 5.0-liter V-8.

For an in-depth look at the 2011 XK, head over to TheCarConnection for the review.

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